Multi-hyphenate media mogul Tyler Perry is bringing his beloved character Madea out of retirement for a 12th installment titled A Madea Homecoming, coming only to Netflix.
A Madea Homecoming will be shot entirely at Tyler Perry Studios and released on Netflix in 2022.
The new film will be written and directed by Tyler Perry. The producers are Will Areu and Mark Swinton. Perry will executive produce with Michelle Sneed.
Perry’s films, including 11 in the Madea franchise, have grossed over 1 billion dollars at the North American box office.
This continues Perry’s work with Netflix following last year’s release of A Fall From Grace, which was seen by 39 million households in its first month.
In A Fall From Grace, disheartened since her ex-husband’s affair, Grace Waters (Crystal Fox) feels restored by a new romance. But when secrets erode her short-lived joy, Grace’s vulnerable side turns violent.
The movie is an electrifying thriller co-starring Phylicia Rashad, Bresha Webb, Cicely Tyson and writer/director Perry.
He is also writing, directing and producing A Jazzman’s Blues for Netflix. Starring Joshua Boone and Solea Pfeiffer, the film unravels forty years of secrets and lies in a tale of forbidden love and family drama soundtracked by juke joint blues in the deep South.
Previously considered the last Madea movie, A Madea Family Funeral was released by Lionsgate in March of 2019.
Written, directed, and produced by Perry, the movie grossed $74.7 million worldwide on a budget of just $20 million.
The highest-grossing Madea movie is 2009’s Madea Goes to Jail, which earned $90.5 million at the North American box office.
The movie cost just $17.5 million to make, not counting marketing expenses.
Tyler Perry Studios is a state-of-the art film and television production facility founded in 2006 by actor, producer, filmmaker, playwright and philanthropist Tyler Perry.
Located in Atlanta, Georgia on the historic grounds of the former Fort McPherson army base, the new 330-acre campus is one of the largest production studios in the country.
It boasts a variety of shooting locations including 40 buildings on the national register of historic places, 12 purpose-built sound stages, 200 acres of green space and an expansive backlot.
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